|Bowen, Drew Back Outside on Flight Day 7|
Spacewalkers Steve Bowen and Al Drew spend their second EVA tending to and swapping out equipment outside the International Space Station. Among other tasks, Drew removed thermal insulation from a platform while Bowen exchanged an attachment bracket on the ISS's Columbus module.
Keywords: Where -- Columbus
|Kuipers Hails Station's Science Research|
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 30 Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency discussed the work being conducted on the orbital laboratory and the European Columbus module during an in-flight event with European industry leaders and students gathered in Bremen, Germany, Jan. 25. Kuipers has been aboard the station since December and is in the midst of a five-month mission punctuated by scientific research.
Keywords: Where -- Columbus; Where -- Germany
|First American to Orbit Earth Honored by ISS Crew|
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station sent congratulatory messages and talked with Sen. John Glenn during an in-flight call from the complex on Feb. 20, 2012, the 50th anniversary of his historic Friendship 7 space flight to become the first American to orbit the Earth. Glenn was joined by NASA Administrator Charles Bolden during his talk with the crew that took place during the opening of NASA's Future Forum at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
Keywords: What -- Earth; Where -- Columbus; Who -- Charles Bolden; Where -- Ohio; NASA; ISS; Expedition; 30; Glenn; Bolden
|Kuipers Chats with Countrymen's Media|
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency discussed life and work aboard the orbital laboratory and, in particular, in ESA's Columbus module during an in-flight event with Dutch broadcasters gathered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on June 7, 2012.
Keywords: Where -- Amsterdam; Where -- Columbus; Where -- Netherlands; NASA; ISS; Expedition; 31; ESA; Kuipers